“A good deal”
For several days the talks went virtually around the clock. Wendy Sherman, Secretary of State John Kerry's Besides the nuclear program, itself, the major item on the agenda at Lausanne was the economic sanctions put in place by the United States ...
April 10, 2015
How Nespresso and a whiteboard sealed the Iran deal
The detailed preliminary accord announced by Mogherini, Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry on April 2 was the culmination of grueling, sleepless, round-the-clock negotiations that lasted over nine hours the final night, until 6 a.m. April 2 ...
April 9, 2015
Traders Bank On Server Switch Hybrids For Performance Boost
On the CPU front, processor clock speeds are more or less flatlined at around 3.5 GHz, depending on the architecture, and that means companies can't push performance on single-threaded applications much harder. Aspects of trading applications do not ...
April 6, 2015
Home alone: dads
MEALTIMES The stomachs of my sub-one-year-old and four-year-old ran with the accuracy of an atomic clock. When the tables turn, be prepared for your partner to follow your lead and make sympathy grunts while checking Twitter in front of the telly....
April 12, 2015
Senate Democrat: Netanyahu's Version of an Iran Deal is Unrealistic
A key Democrat who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee countered criticisms made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday about the Iran nuclear deal. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., said Netanyahu pushing for a "better deal" that ...
April 5, 2015
Modesto's Great Valley Museum fully, officially open at last
It also features a giant hanging Science on a Sphere, a Foucault pendulum knocking chalk pegs down around the clock, an interactive periodic table and a DNA sculpture several stories high rising through the stairwell. Take note of the arcing fountain ...
April 3, 2015
The fifty-fifth element in the periodic table, caesium, is an alkali metal and a close physical and chemical analogue of neighbours rubidium and potassium. As a soft ductile element Since then, caesium has been widely used in atomic clocks. In an ...
March 24, 2015
Title: First Blog Post After Days of Video-Blogging. Please share this for me with the entire world, both houses of Congress, the Supreme Court, the United Nations, all sympathetic world leaders, all reputable national and foreign presses, etc. I began this blog post at 2:26pm on 23Mar2015 after waking up after my regularly scheduled daily sleep pattern after being denied my darlings Tentacle to keep me safe as I slept. Yes, I had been attacked in my sleep again, just as I will be attacked every time I am NOT in control of my own surroundings and living conditions. The more Obama's proven conspiracy have proven control over any and all aspects of my life, the more often and more violently they will attack and abuse me. With the complete lack of any loved ones to keep me safe in my sleep, the safest I could... World, please finally give me my GENUINE loved ones to make and keep me safe during my only vulnerable hours, when I sleep and every time I sleep. please enforce that he be permitted to do his job of keeping me safe as I sleep. The only other times I am vulnerable are when I am unlawfully imprisoned in completely-controlled environments, especially those paraded as supposed "psychiatric units.
I vaguely remember writing it -- I really remember that the story was inspired by one of the best classes I've ever taken. It was basically a semester of studying nuclear weapons, atomic energy and the geo-politics that surrounded (and stills does) the nifty little trick of splitting an atom. The discovery of new things at such an age may as well include huge clouds of mycological fungi, or perhaps (I really was hoping for this one…) a yet undiscovered secret level in Super Mario Brothers. So, one can imagine the horror that came with the surprise that the people living on the other side of the iron curtain were trying to kill me with their mushroom clouds: my NES and subsequent skills were irrelevant. While growing up East of Portland, in the shadow of Mt. Hood and at the gates of the Colombia River Gorge, mushroom hunting was popular. Morels and Chanterelles were the two most coveted varietals, and vitally important to distinguish from the also plentiful poisonous mushrooms, of which the most potent ones are referred to as Death Caps. all the while this was reverberating in my head: beware the Death Caps and check with Uncle Boomer before eating any thing picked in the forest.
My Kai was nowhere to be found, having the cat knack of total disappearance. The first thing that jangles her nerves is the fire bell, which religiously sounds a hellbound clanging anytime cookies are burned in someone's oven, last perpetrator was 101 years old. I looked in every hidey-hole she frequents, my calls elevating into a worried pitch when no ruff or blue eyes lifted a head as if to say, what on earth are you flustered about. An unnatural sirenic beep followed by the disembodied intonement that my battery was low. This was it, this was why Kai was hiding and not escaped out the door into the stairwell or scooped up by someone thinking this was a free cat. She hates the smoke detector, and will skedaddle ears back, low to the ground when it sounds. My job was to replace the battery, so the ladder came out, the casing snapped off, the battery removed, the replacement 9 volt ready to go, c'mon, snap in, snap in SNAP IN DAMMIT. I had not ever run into this, that one 9 volt would not fit in the snaps the same as the other. Well, at least the detector was disabled, I'll get batteries tomorrow. Do detectors keep going after the battery is removed. Back up on the ladder I went, examining the contraption, looking for the source of sound.
Nuclear 'deal' with Iran says it all
It's the sanctions, most diplomats agree, which has brought Tehran to the negotiating table. But everyone is talking deals ... Iran loves dealing, the more the better, to keep the proliferation clock running. And there's the unspoken issue of Tehran's ...
April 9, 2015
Buchholz All Aces On Opening Day For Red Sox
And while we didn't have the Navy's atomic clock monitoring the proceedings ... The Red Sox want us to believe they have more aces than a $100 blackjack table at Foxwoods. Rick Porcello, who will be looking to extend Boston's perfect season Wednesday ...
April 7, 2015
According to Obama, the world is "safer" sitting on top of the bomb
Thus, the hands of the "Doomsday Clock", the symbolic indicators of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists showing how many minutes ... including providing them under the table to the Saudi monarchy.
April 7, 2015
Bike rides, takeout and sleepless nights — behind the scenes of the nuke deal
Physicists occasionally catnapping, heads on table. No, this wasn’t a college cram session ... US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Iranian atomic energy chief Ali Akbar Salehi, who studied at MIT at the same time, would meet one-on-one and then report ...
April 4, 2015
Marathon Iran nuclear talks yield a milestone agreement — but the deal is not yet done
After a roller coaster week of round-the-clock diplomacy, the United States and its five international ... What the negotiators managed to produce appeared to validate Obama's decision to remain at the table for almost 48 hours past the March 31st deadline.
April 2, 2015
Iran nuclear talks head towards critical weekend
Lausanne (AFP) - Marathon Iran nuclear talks headed Friday towards a critical weekend as Britain said its foreign minister would join his US, Iranian and French counterparts in racing the clock to pin ... solutions are on the table." Iranian President ...
March 27, 2015